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Student Activities

It is the goal of Passaic County Technical Institute for each student to enhance his/her high school experience by participating in student activities. Involvement in student activities helps to build character and self-esteem, develops leadership skills, builds positive working relationships with peers and advisors, and allows participation in assembly programs and community service projects and activities that impact the school and community. Currently, we offer membership in over 35 clubs and organizations that fall under the following categories: Student Government, Career, Academic, Health & Nutrition, Reading/Publication, Performing Arts, Service, Student-Run and Honor Organizations. Click on the club’s link to find out additional information about membership, meetings and activities.

For further information, please contact Jerry Castaneda, Supervisor of Student Activities at 973-389-4142.

Student Government
Organization / Club Advisors
Student Council Interact Penny Roman
Rachel Sillman

Freshman Class Evelyn Samtak
Melissa Andriac
Andrew Jones

Sophomore Class Sara Abdelhadi
Dina Benaquista
Catherine Murray
Angelo Valdez

Junior Class Basiljka Miljaljevic
Lisa Fasciano
Fatima Ramirez
Christine Sullivan

Senior Class Tenaya Bascomb
Linette Cummings
Michael Petruccelli
Kebra Rettenberg
Organization / Club Advisors
Astronomy Club Nicholas Link

Chess Club Daniel Ambrose

Gifted & Talented Club Ellen Gianakis

Engineering Club Ganna Osetska
Angelo Cassilli

Environmental Science Club Timothy Reilly

National History Club Jayne O'Neill

Robotics Club David Banovic
Organization / Club Advisors
Mock Trial Robert Nutile

ProStart Competition Ronald Ossi
Celeste Zaleski

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Nabila Berrada
Anjali Wahi

Future Education Association (FEA) Annemarie Esteves
Stephanie Wendolowski

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Regina Bastante
Karen Brawley
Leanor Ambrose

Reserve Officer's Training Corps (ROTC) Lawrence Boden
Nakeisha Hills
Craig Santiago
Paul Kozlowski

SkillsUSA Thomas Bove
Michael Bonsanto
Geralyn Hunter
Organization / Club Advisors
End Racism and Sexism Everywhere (ERASE) Ernesto Diaz
Lisa Karaisaridis

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) James Cappello

Leaders Emerging Among Peers (LEAP) Mariann LoBue
Stacey Pinto

Lindsey Meyer Teen Institute (LMTI) Rosybel Abreu
Fatima Ramirez

Tech Bullpen Manager Maria Matano

PRIDE Nicole Christian
Performing Arts
Organization / Club Advisors
Assistant Marching Band Patrick Bennett

Choir Tenaya Bascomb
Jose Martinez

Color Guard Melissa Andriac

Concert Band Nelson Mendez

Dance Club Jennifer Ackermann
Cassandra Roberts

Jazz Band Nelson Mendez

Karate Club -

Marching Band Nelson Mendez

Performing Arts/Choreographers Stacie Bennett
Jennifer Ackerman

Performing Arts/Directors Lynn Quinn
Christy Lotz

Sign Language Club Laura Martin

Sound Chasers (A Cappella Club) Christine Sullivan
Melissa Smithling
Honor Organizations
Organization / Club Advisors
International Thespian Society Lynn Quinn

National Honor Society Kebra Rettenberg
Nicolas Baldino

National Honor Society for Dance Arts Jennifer Ackermann
Cassandra Rossi

Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society Marissa Timmerman

SHPE-Society of Hispanic Prof. Engineers Atiya Harley

Tri-M Music Honor Society Jose Martinez

World Language Honor Society Roma Buendia
Giselle Wall
Student-Initiated / Student-Run
Organization / Club Advisors
Christian Student Association (CSA) Student-run

Muslim Student Association (MSA) Student-run
Reading / Publication
Organization / Club Advisors
Book Club Claire Houghton-Kiel

Yearbook Kimberly Crawford
Lucas Cannarozzi
Genevieve Wall
Health & Nutrition
Organization / Club Advisors
willPower for girlPower Tracy Vicente